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Betty Caroline Tong, MD, MS, MHS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: Room 3589, Duke South - White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3531MED Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • M.D., Duke University, 1999
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

Publications

Ceppa, DuyKhanh P., Andrzej S. Kosinski, Mark F. Berry, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, John D. Mitchell, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark W. Onaitis. “Thoracoscopic lobectomy has increasing benefit in patients with poor pulmonary function: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database analysis.” Ann Surg 256, no. 3 (September 2012): 487–93. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e318265819c.

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Meyerson, Shari L., Betty C. Tong, Stafford S. Balderson, Thomas A. D’Amico, Joseph D. Phillips, Malcolm M. DeCamp, and Debra A. DaRosa. “Needs assessment for an errors-based curriculum on thoracoscopic lobectomy.” Ann Thorac Surg 94, no. 2 (August 2012): 368–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.023.

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Tong, Betty C., Monica R. Gustafson, Stafford S. Balderson, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Shari L. Meyerson. “Validation of a thoracoscopic lobectomy simulator.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42, no. 2 (August 2012): 364–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezs012.

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Berry, Mark F., Mark W. Onaitis, Betty C. Tong, Stafford S. Balderson, David H. Harpole, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Feasibility of hybrid thoracoscopic lobectomy and en-bloc chest wall resection.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41, no. 4 (April 2012): 888–92. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezr150.

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Shah, Asad A., Michael E. Barfield, Chris R. Kelsey, Mark W. Onaitis, Betty Tong, David Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark F. Berry. “Outcomes after surgical management of synchronous bilateral primary lung cancers.” Ann Thorac Surg 93, no. 4 (April 2012): 1055–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.12.070.

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Tong, B. C., and D. H. Harpole. “Molecular prognostication of lung cancer.” In Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer: The Official Reference Text of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC): Fourth Edition, 147–62, 2012.

Scholars@Duke

Ceppa, Duykhanh P., Ian J. Welsby, Tracy Y. Wang, Mark W. Onaitis, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark F. Berry. “Perioperative management of patients on clopidogrel (Plavix) undergoing major lung resection.” Ann Thorac Surg 92, no. 6 (December 2011): 1971–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.07.052.

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